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Kids and Concussions: Not Just A Bump on the Head

Kids and Concussions: Not Just A Bump on the Head

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When NPR's Sports Correspondent Tom Goldman's story on kids and concussions aired on Morning Edition last week, the response was immediate. Simply put, getting knocked around on the high school football field deserves a lot more attention than just, "buck up kid, shake it off." So, we're bringing Tom to you, as well as high school football player and hit-taker Billy Hagberg's mom and pediatric neuropsychologist Dr. Gerry Gioia, to take your questions and let you know what to look out for when your son or daughter takes a dive on the playing field or a hit to the head.